2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleRoughway Lane, Roughway, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11
Guide Price £475,000
- Charming semi-detached cottage
- 2 reception rooms, 2 bedrooms
- Superb countryside views
- South-facing garden
- Grassland of about 0.27 acres
- Set in a delightful rural hamlet
- EPC Rating = G
CHARMING SEMI-DETACHED COTTAGE WITH SIZEABLE GRASSLAND AND SUPERB VIEWS OVER OPEN COUNTRYSIDE, A RESERVOIR AND ORCHARDS
Fern Bank is situated within the charming rural hamlet of Roughway, neighbouring Dunks Green, which offers a local public house and church. Plaxtol village is also within 1.5 miles providing additional local amenities.
Local Shopping: Plaxtol, Borough Green, Kings Hill and Hadlow.
Comprehensive Shopping: Tonbridge, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater Shopping Centre.
Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks to London Bridge/Cannon Street/Charing Cross. Borough Green to London Victoria.
Primary Schools: Plaxtol, Shipbourne, Kings Hill, Mereworth, Hadlow, Ightham and Borough Green.
Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Weald of Kent Grammar in Tonbridge and Tonbridge Grammar, Knole Academy in Sevenoaks and Academy Schools in Tonbridge.
Private Schools: Sevenoaks School and Tonbridge School. Walthamstow Hall in Sevenoaks. Sommerhill in Tonbridge. Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels & Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Combe Bank in Sundridge.
Leisure Facilities: Bridlepaths and footpaths in the local area. Golf Clubs include West Malling, Kings Hill, Wrotham Heath, Hever, Wildernesse, Knole and Nizels (which also has a Leisure Centre). Sevenoaks Swimming and Leisure Centre. David Lloyd Tennis & Fitness Club at King's Hill. Poult Wood Golf Club, Tonbridge. Also in Tonbridge are outdoor and indoor swimming pools, the Angel Leisure Centre and a range of sporting clubs including football, rugby, baseball, swimming and sailing.
Motorway Links: Excellent access to the motorway network at Wrotham Heath onto the M20 and M26, linking to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. The local road networks offer links to London, Canary Wharf, the Dartford River Crossing, Bluewater Shopping Centre and the South Coast. There is also convenient road access to Channel Tunnel Terminus at both Ashford International Station and Ebbsfleet International Station with high speed rail services into central London and Europe.
Fern Bank is an attractive semi-detached property of rustic charm and character. Understood to date from the early 1900s, the property offers bright and well proportioned living accommodation arranged over two floors. It comes to the market for the first time in 40 years, providing an ideal opportunity for the incoming purchaser to fulfil their individual requirements. The property enjoys a delightful rural location with far reaching views over open countryside, a reservoir and orchards. A south-facing garden provides an attractive setting with about 0.27 acres of adjoining grassland backing onto the Fairlawn Estate.
Features include a bay window, fireplaces and sash windows on the ground floor.
The principal reception rooms are well proportioned and flexible, ideal for both everyday living and entertaining. They comprise a study/dining room with a bay window and sitting room, both of which are dual aspect. The sitting room features an open log fireplace.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a folding breakfast table together with purpose-built wooden kitchen units and flooring. Work surfaces include a sink. There is a cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and larder.
There are two bedrooms arranged over the first floor, both of which include built in cupboards.
The family bathroom comprises a fitted bath with shower over, wall mounted wash basin and W.C.
Steps rise up to a flagstone pathway which leads to the front of the property with a herbaceous border.
The attractive garden is laid to lawn and extends to the full depth of the property, enjoying a southerly aspect with an outlook to both the front and rear of the property.
The garden leads into about 0.27 acres of grassland, which can be acces sed separately via vehicles along a shared access way from Roughway Lane.
Square Footage: 823 sq ft
Acreage: 0.27 Acres
Proceed to Shipbourne on the A227 between Tonbridge and Ightham. At the Chaser Inn and Shipbourne church, turn onto Upper Green Road, across Shipbourne Common. At the first T junction turn left onto Reeds Lane, leading onto Hamptons Road. Then take the second left after about 400 yards at a small crossroads onto Dunks Green Road. After about 0.3 of a mile, when you reach a sharp left hand corner with the Kentish Rifleman pub on the right, turn right into Roughway Lane. After about 300 yards go over a small humpback bridge and Fern Bank is the furthest of the first pair of cottages on the right.
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